• Celebrating 50 years in Cynthiana
  • State agencies to relocate
  • Klaber joins HMH Physician Group: Primary Care

    HMH Physician Group: Primary Care announces the addition of Daniel Klaber, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), to the staff.  He joins Dr. Shane Gainey, Dixie Stone, PA-C, Eugonda Fryman, APRN and Stacy Gilkey, APRN.
    Gainey began his primary care practice at 439 E. Pleasant St. in Cynthiana, the site of the former practice of Dr. Don Stephens, in late November 2013.

  • September is Pain Awareness Month

    Did you know that more people suffer from pain than cancer, heart disease and diabetes combined?
    Nearly one fourth of Americans suffer from pain annually, making pain the major driver of primary care physician visits.
    There are various factors that cause and create pain, such as:
    • Family history. You may be more likely to develop arthritis and some other conditions if you have a family history of the disease/diagnosis.
    • Age. The risk of many types of diagnoses and pain injuries increases with age.

  • $1.8 million invested in Ky. Agricultural Development Funds

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approved $1,835,203 in agricultural diversification and rural development projects.
    The County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) offers 11 investment areas that give Kentucky agricultural producers the ability to increase net farm income, add value to their products and diversify their operation. CAIP benefits and enhances agriculture across the state by stimulating markets for Kentucky agricultural products. Seven CAIPs were approved by the board totaling $1,352,474.

  • HUD awards $25 million to local HIV/AIDS Housing Programs

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced nearly $25 million to assist more than 2,054 low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families over a three-year period. The funding announced is offered through HUD’s Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program (HOPWA) and will renew HUD’s support of 25 local programs. These grants provide a combination of housing assistance and supportive services for this vulnerable population.

  • Hinton Mills invites everyone to May’s Lick Mill’s 50th anniversary celebration on Labor Day weekend

    The Hinton family is once again hosting a free, family friendly event for the public on Labor Day weekend. This year, they invite everyone to attend their celebration of the 50th Anniversary of May’s Lick Mill on Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1.
    The main event will take place on Saturday, Aug. 31 from 5:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. and will include a long list of family friendly activities like a hayride, corn maze, pony rides, face painting, touch-a-truck with Hinton Mills equipment, farm-focused kids’ games, inflatables, and cane pole fishing.

  • County needs groups for roadside litter abatement program, list of recycle items

    Harrison County’s Solid Waste coordinator, Michael Aldridge, is seeking groups to participate in the Harrison County Roadside Abatement program. The Harrison County Fiscal Court agrees to contribute to each group $300 per four miles of roadway cleaned.  
    The roadways cleaned are Harrison County roads and not state highways. The Adopt-a-Highway program is for state highways and that program is available.  However, there are no funds available for this project only the recognition for cleaning a section of roadway.

  • Elks Awards
  • Trust for Life unveils ‘Life Lift’ smart phone gaming app

    Trust For Life, the charitable arm of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks and Kentucky-based Marketing agency Power, held a press conference Wednesday morning to announce its innovative new smart phone digital gaming app ‘Life Lift.’ While geared toward the current generation born in the late 1990s and 2000s, the app is available for all Android and iPhone users at no charge. ‘Life Lift’ is intended to educate and promote awareness around organ, eye and tissue donation for all ages.